Professional Liability

In today’s business environment, it is important for professionals to make independent decisions and exercise greater judgement amidst heightened liability concern. To achieve this, our team is able to provide sound advice to professionals in respect of their professional duties as well as personal matters. We regularly appear at every level of the Singapore Courts, conduct disciplinary proceedings, and are experienced in all forms of dispute resolution. We have significant experience in this arena including successfully defending our clients in a claim against their professional advisers for professional negligence.

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    Rankings Received From Professional and Commercial Publications

    • Asialaw Profiles 2021: Recognised for Dispute Resolution

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    • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2021 : Recommended for Dispute Resolution

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    Practice Highlights

    Client Testimonials

    • A client's feedback about Edwin Chia

      “[Edwin] picked out the main issues very well and explained them to me clearly. His work product … was in my opinion, top notch. …[H]is attitude, professionalism and results were all commendable.”

    • A client's feedback about Edwin Chia

      “[Edwin’s] professionalism in this area of work is really outstanding. … [I]t was a great pleasure to work with CNP and I will definitely be recommending you if my friends happen to require any legal assistance.”

    • A client's feedback about Subramanian Pillai

      “We have had the pleasure of working with Mr Subramanian Pillai for more than 10 years on various matters involving construction defects, breaches of by-laws, recovery of debts and employment related matters. Mr Pillai has always been extremely thorough in his communications and his advice and recommendations are on the mark. Most of all, he is one who does not mince his words with respect to his advice. We are grateful for his years of service and would also like to express our thanks to members of his team.”

    • A client's feedback about Subramanian Pillai

      “Through the many years of our working with Mr Subramanian Pillai and his team from CNPLaw LLP, I am highly impressed by the high service rendered by CNPLaw LLP and the professional and efficient manner in achieving our company’s objectives. I have no hesitation in referring CNPLaw LLP’s services to our business associates.”

    • A client's feedback about Subramanian Pillai

      “I have found Mr. Pillai to be knowledgeable, devoted and has a deep care for his clients.”

    The Professional Liability Team

    See Tow Soo Ling - Oct2017


    Soo Ling’s main areas of practice are intellectual property and dispute resolution. She has experience in a diverse range of matters such as building construction, company law, commercial law, disciplinary proceedings, employment law, family law, intellectual property, property law, probate & administration and shareholder disputes. Soo Ling previously represented a party in defence of a claim by counterparty for payments under a sale and purchase agreement. Soo Ling is “Recommended” by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 for the Dispute Resolution practice.


    Subramanian Pillai Partner at CNPLaw


    As an accredited Arbitrator and experienced Arbitration Counsel, Subra has also advised and represented clients in several international arbitrations such as clients from the Middle East, India, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.


    Edwin Chia Partner at CNPLaw LLP


    Edwin’s practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, disciplinary proceedings, wills and probate, shareholders’ disputes, and employment matters. He has been involved in matters at all levels of the Singapore Courts (including the Court of Appeal), and has acted as lead counsel in matters before the High Court of Singapore and disciplinary tribunals (as prosecuting counsel).


    Sharleen Eio Senior Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP image


    Sharleen has experience in a wide spectrum of legal advisory and disputes work, with a focus on civil and corporate commercial litigation. She has advised and represented a number of international companies and high net-worth individuals in complex cross-border disputes. Her experience also includes regulatory and investigatory work and employment law.


    Edwyna Ong Legal Associate at CNPLaw LLP

    Senior Associate

      Edwyna is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. Her practice experience includes litigation and advisory work on international and local commercial disputes, in particular, disputes relating to foreign investments and joint ventures.


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